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M6toll Secures Room Hire for Local Special Needs Group

16.02.2017

Staff from Midland Expressway Ltd (MEL) visited a local group tailored to support adults with learning disabilities in Tamworth after a plea from the group leader for funding towards the group’s room hire cost.


M6toll give fundraising boost to Stafford Pensioner

25.01.2017

Staff from Midland Expressway Ltd (MEL), operators on the M6toll, visited Katharine House Hospice in Stafford recently to present an active supporter of the Hospice with a donation towards his latest fundraising challenge.


Local school playground sets sail thanks to M6toll!

17.01.2017

Local Primary School Chase Terrace in Burntwood received a welcome financial boost to their school project thanks to the generosity of Midland Expressway Limited (MEL); operators of the M6toll road.


Ever Ready M6toll Prepares for Snowfall

12.01.2017

The first flakes of snow may be about to fall on the Midlands this year but M6toll is all geared up and ready for business.


'Taylor‐made’ support from M6toll

12.12.2016

Staff from Midland Expressway Ltd (MEL) visited the John Taylor Hospice in Erdington recently to present them with a donation towards their Bereavement Club expansion.


Guy is 200 millionth M6toll road customer

06.12.2016

Coventry man Guy Walker has been announced as the 200 millionth customer of the M6toll and has won an M6toll Tag* which provides him with free travel for a year on the M6toll.


M6toll Freebie Friday gets ready for milestone customer

25.11.2016

M6toll operators, Midland Expressway Limited (MEL), will this week register their 200 millionth customer and invite them become the guest of honour at their ‘Freebie Friday’ event on Friday 2 December at Roadchef, Norton Canes motorway services.


M6toll make ‘Purr-fect’ donation to Local Cat Rescue Centre

04.10.2016

Staff from Midland Expressway Ltd (MEL) recently visited a local cat rescue centre in Great Wyrley after providing them with a donation towards the care of homeless and unwanted cats and kittens.


M6TOLL HELPS BIKERS REV-UP FOR CHARITY RIDE

26.09.2016

M6toll is helping charity motorbike riders rev-up for an annual ride to the National Memorial Arboretum (NMA) next month.


‘IT MAY HURT A LITTLE’ BEAR GRYLLS AFRICAN SURVIVAL CHALLENGE TO AID MIDLANDS AIR AMBULANCE CHARITY

21.09.2016

From urban highway to wild wilderness - James Hodson, Director of Motorway Operations, for the M6toll, has his sights set on survival with a five-day wilderness adventure for charity.


M6toll keep things fresh with donation for military baker

21.09.2016

Staff from Midland Expressway Ltd (MEL) recently visited ‘Kath the Cake Lady’ at her home in Birmingham after donating funds, enabling her to purchase new equipment for her kitchen.


M6toll supports local charity 'every child deserves toplay'

13.09.2016

Staff from Midland Expressway Ltd (MEL) visited Newlife Foundation in Cannock this week after providing funding for much needed specialist toys for local children with disabilities.

 


Carriageway Closures

12.09.2016

Access to the M6 southbound from M42 J7A will be closed overnight (21:00 to 06:00) by Midland Expressway Ltd on the 14th September 2016 to facilitate essential repair works. A clearly signed diversion route will be provided along the M42 to J7 northbound via J6 southbound then onto the M6 SB via the M42 NB to M6 SB Link road at M42 J7.

The diversion route will lengthen your journey by 7 miles and approximately 10 minutes in free flow conditions.


Things look bright for local football ground thanks to M6toll

08.08.2016

Staff from Midland Expressway Ltd (MEL) visited Keys Park this week to provide Hednesford Town FC Supporters Association with a donation which was desperately needed to improve the supporters experience at the ground.


Carriageway Closure

01.08.2016

The M6 Toll southbound from Junction T2 southbound exit slip road will be closed overnight (21:00 to 06:00) by Midland Expressway Ltd on 12th August 2016 to facilitate the removal of narrow lanes traffic management following essential carriageway resurfacing works. A clearly signed diversion route for the M6 southbound will be provided along the A446 and M6 via J4. A clearly signed diversion route for the M42 southbound will be provided along the A446, the A452 and A45 onto the M42 at J6.

The diversion route to M6 J4 will lengthen your journey by 1 mile and approximately 5 minutes in free flow conditions. The diversion route to M42 J6 will lengthen your journey by 1.6 miles and approximately 8 minutes in free flow conditions.


HELPING THE MILITARY ON THE ROAD TO GOOD HEALTH

28.07.2016

M6toll is helping military patients and their families experience a home away from home as part of its annual ‘drive for charity’. It has sponsored a family room at Fisher House, on-site at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham, where service people can stay during a period of treatment.


THE RACE IS ON

22.07.2016

From horse power to paddle power – a team from M6toll are ready to ride the rapids when they take part in a charity raft race in Warwickshire this weekend.


M6 TOLL BOOST PRIMARY SCHOOL PROJECTS WITH £15,000 DONATION

21.07.2016

Five lucky local primary schools are celebrating a cash boost of £3000 each thanks to being selected as winners of the M6toll Midland Expressway Schools Foundation awards for 2016/17.


MONGOLIAN RALLY GETS STARTED FROM M6TOLL

19.07.2016

Stafford half-brothers Adam and James Rowley have started their journey to complete a gruelling 15,000 miles to Mongolia and back from the M6toll, their first major sponsor.


Carriageway Closures

27.06.2016

The M6toll southbound from Junction T2 southbound exit slip road will be closed overnight (21:00 to 06:00) by Midland Expressway Ltd on 01st & 02nd July 2016 for essential carriageway resurfacing and bridge structure joint repair works. A clearly signed diversion route will be provided along the A446 and M6 via J4.

The diversion route will lengthen your journey by 1 mile and approximately 5 minutes in free flow conditions.


Local students head to Cambodia with help of M6toll

14.06.2016

Staff from Midland Expressway Ltd (MEL) visited Fair Oak Academy in Rugeley this week after providing a donation that will enable students to participate in an expedition to Cambodia.


Carriageway Closures

24.05.2016

Access from the M6toll northbound onto the M6 from Junction T6 will be closed overnight (21:00 to 06:00) by Midland Expressway Ltd for essential carriageway improvement works on the 04th May 2016. A clearly signed diversion route will be provided along A5195, the A5 and the A460 via Churchbridge, Cannock onto the M6 NB at Junction 11

The diversion route will lengthen your journey by 2.7 miles and approximately 12 minutes in free flow traffic.

Access to the M6toll northbound at T6 will be closed overnight (21:00 to 06:00) by Midland Expressway Ltd for essential carriageway improvement works on 04th May 2016. A clearly signed diversion route will be provided along A5195, the A5 and the A460 via Churchbridge, Cannock onto the M6 NB at Junction 11

The diversion route will lengthen your journey by 1.2 miles and approximately 9 minutes in free flow traffic.


Carriageway Closures

23.05.2016

Access from the M6toll southbound onto the A5148 from Junction T5 will be closed overnight (21:00 to 06:00) by Midland Expressway Ltd for essential carriageway improvement works on the 31st May 2016. A clearly signed diversion route will be provided along A5 from M6toll junction T4 onto the A5148 at Wall Island.

The diversion route will lengthen your journey by 3 miles and approximately 5 minutes in free flow traffic.


Massive savings for M6toll's 190 millionth customer

19.05.2016

The M6toll has rewarded its 190 millionth customer with free travel on the motorway for the next 12 months, saving him well over £2,000 in travel expenses.


Carriageway Closures

11.05.2016

Access from the M6toll northbound onto the M6 from Junction T6 will be closed overnight (21:00 to 06:00) by Midland Expressway Ltd for essential carriageway improvement works on the 21st May 2016. A clearly signed diversion route will be provided along A5195, the A5 and the A460 via Churchbridge, Cannock onto the M6 NB at Junction 11.

The diversion route will lengthen your journey by 2.7 miles and approximately 12 minutes in free flow traffic.

Access to the M6toll northbound at T6 will be closed overnight (21:00 to 06:00) by Midland Expressway Ltd for essential carriageway improvement works. A clearly signed diversion route will be provided along A5195, the A5 and the A460 via Churchbridge, Cannock onto the M6 NB at Junction 11.

The diversion route will lengthen your journey by 1.2 miles and approximately 9 minutes in free flow traffic.


M6toll gear up “Freebie Friday” for their customers

05.05.2016

M6toll operators, Midland Expressway Limited (MEL), will this week register their 190 millionth customer and invite them become the guest of honour at their ‘Freebie Friday’ event on Friday 6 May at Roadchef Norton Canes motorway services


M6toll ‘Suits’ Midlands Air Ambulance Charity

04.05.2016

Midland Expressway Limited (MEL), operators of the M6toll has donated £10,000 to Midlands Air Ambulance Charity to help pay for the on-going cost of crew flight suits.MEL is already an Air25 25th anniversary corporate supporter of the Midlands Air Ambulance and was informed of the regular need to replace the crew flight suits.


M6 Carriageway Closures

03.05.2016

Access to the M6toll northbound at M6 junction 3A will be closed overnight (21:00 to 06:00) by the Highways England contractor on 05th, 06th and 09th May 2016 for essential carriageway resurfacing & loop cutting works. A clearly signed diversion route will be provided along the M6 NB at J3 then the A446 from junction 4 of the M6 to M6toll junction T1.

The diversion route from the M6 will lengthen your journey by ½ mile and approximately 6 minutes in free flow conditions.

Access from the M6toll northbound onto the M6 from Junction T8 will be closed overnight (21:00 to 05:00) by Highways England for essential overhead gantry works on the 16th May 2016. A clearly signed diversion route will be provided along A460 at M6toll junction T8, the A4601 and A5 to M6 Junction 12.

The diversion route will lengthen your journey by 2.5 miles and approximately 7 minutes in free flow traffic.


Midlands Air Ambulance Charity Opens Specialist Training Centre

29.04.2016

The new building forms part of the service’s ongoing clinical and operational plan and is the charity’s second education facility, the first of which opened in 2013 and is based at the Strensham airbase in Worcestershire.


M6toll’s £15,000 boost for schools initiative

12.04.2016

Midland Expressway Limited (MEL), operators of the M6toll, has launched its 2016 Schools Foundation Scheme inviting Staffordshire Primary Schools within a five-mile radius of the M6toll to apply for funding of £3,000.


M6 Toll rallies support for Stafford adventurers

07.04.2016

Stafford step-brothers Adam and James Rowley have kick started their quest to complete a gruelling 10,000 mile journey to Mongolia by receiving a £1000 sponsorship boost from Midland Expressway Limited.  Under the rules of the endurance challenge they will have to travel unaided, driving a 1.2 litre VW Polo, costing less than £1000.


M6toll gets charity moving

01.04.2016

M6toll is helping get rescuers moving with a donation that has funded a new emergency vehicle. Staffordshire Lowland Search and Rescue Team (SSART) has acquired a Nissan Pathfinder to aid their work in locating and rescuing missing people.


Lichfield Cricket Club bowled over by M6toll donation

16.03.2016

Lichfield Nomads Cricket Club are bowled over after securing a funding from Midland Expressway Ltd (MEL), operators of the M6toll.


M6toll tune into Hospital Radio Stafford

16.03.2016

Hospital Radio Stafford recently benefited from a generous donation from Midland Expressway Limited (MEL); operators of the M6toll to fund much needed IT equipment for the radio station which broadcasts to local hospitals and hospices.


Rooms with pedigree all ready for Crufts

09.03.2016

A leading local hotel is putting the finishing touches to its rooms in anticipation of its VIP guests (Very Important Pooches) and their well-behaved owners in the days before Crufts begins.


M6toll announce 3 year sponsorship for Tamworth champions

08.03.2016

Tamworth Spartans Ladies’ National Volleyball League (NVL) squad are jumping for joy after securing a new main sponsor, the M6toll.


£4m investment bring up to 160 new jobs to Norton Canes MSA

25.02.2016

Roadchef announces seven-figure investment in the M6 Toll service area


M6toll back Sutton Coldfield Cancer Support Centre

09.02.2016

M6toll are proud to offer their support to The Cancer Support Centre in Sutton Coldfield to fund their meditation classes for the year.


Cannock Alzheimer’s Charity welcome M6toll donation

03.02.2016

Staff from Midland Expressway Ltd (MEL), operators of the M6toll had the pleasure of meeting with trustees of The MASE Group (Monthly Alzheimers Support Evenings) in Cannock.


Midlands Air Ambulance Charity Commences Its 25th Anniversary Year

02.02.2016

2016 marks the 25th anniversary of the vitally important emergency pre-hospital service provided by Midlands Air Ambulance Charity. 

 


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